Das Reich: 2nd SS Panzer Division Das Reich - Drive to Normandy, June 1944

Das Reich: 2nd SS Panzer Division Das Reich - Drive to Normandy, June 1944

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by Philip Vickers
     
 

The infamous SS Das Reich Division was resting in Montauban, South West France when the Allies invaded Normandy in June 1944. When ordered to rush North, they ran into a series of French Resistance, SAS and SOE delaying actions. This ruthless Division reacted violently and their reprisals culminated in the Massacre at Oradour. This book tells the story of those heroic…  See more details below

Overview

The infamous SS Das Reich Division was resting in Montauban, South West France when the Allies invaded Normandy in June 1944. When ordered to rush North, they ran into a series of French Resistance, SAS and SOE delaying actions. This ruthless Division reacted violently and their reprisals culminated in the Massacre at Oradour. This book tells the story of those heroic and tragic days from the British, French and German viewpoints.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781783409525
Publisher:
Pen and Sword
Publication date:
07/27/1999
Series:
Battleground
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
189
Sales rank:
491,580
File size:
11 MB
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Meet the Author

Philip Vickersis an author and historian.

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